A Weekly Podcast Show About Indian Startups
Entrepreneurs & More !
Hosted by Neil Patel & Friends
Football's coming home! Today I speak to Ajay Menon, the founder Forza Indian Academy a brand new football academy in Mumbai teaching grassroots level football. He talks about being an entrepreneur with a lifelong passion for football and an ambition to take India to the higher echelons of world football. We talk about his passion for Italian football. He talks about the leap of faith from the corporate world into the world of coaching, with the aim to give back all the knowledge to the young children of India and we talk about the recent world cup in Russia.
in this conversation we talk about:
- Was it always the plan to quit corporate life?
- the business model
- The highs and lows of being an AS Roma fan & chances of ending Juventus 7 year winning streak!
- Early days
- Video-Assisted Referee (VAR) chat!
- His Aunty watching her first ever world cup game!
- Why not cricket?
- The state of grassroots football in India
- How big is the Indian football market
- Will he ever go back to his cubicle?
- What does he want to get out of this
- Meeting his hero - Francesco Totti
and much much more!
I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to the show for the past two years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible!
A passion for giving back! - Today I speak to Piyush & Khushboo Jain, co-founders of Impact Guru - a tech-for-good platform that provides complete crowdfunding solutions to empower people raising funds for medical emergencies and social causes. We talk about how they got started and overcoming obstacles, Both share great crowdfunding stories. They also talk about the qualities you need to get your startup off the ground, They also give great advice on what to say to investors. they talk about leadership styles & business models. And finally some important marriage advice, so please enjoy the show.
Sit back & enjoy some of the best bits of The Indian Startup Show Part 5. Today you will hear from Daniel Becerra Co-Founder & CEO of Buffalo Grid (@BuffaloGrid). BuffaloGrid uses solar energy to provide mobile power and internet services to off-grid communities around the world. Chamutal Afek-Eitam, Founder & CEO of 3 Million Club (@3millionclub) The 3 Million Club is the amazon.com for life-saving products for the humanitarian sector. We hear from Vidya Vellala . Founder & CEO of Evayadesk - Evayadesk is a software as a service product providing help desk software solutions for businesses around the world.Deepak Goel, founder of KarmaCircles, (@KarmaCircles) a peer to peer social learning platform. Vivek Bajaj . Founder of Kredent Academy (@KredentAcademy) Kredent Academy is one of the foremost professional training institutes in India with a focus on finance and capital markets.
According to Census Data, 8.4 crore Indian children don’t attend high school 8.4 crore is 84 million. So today I speak to Vikas Kakwani the founder of AAS Vidyalaya - which means Anytime Anywhere School, a platform that brings an entire school on your phone. Built for millions of students who cannot go to school. He talks about why he's doing this. Why the high dropout rates. how the app works, plans for the future. The business model, being a backbencher at school . Great book recommendations and meeting MS.Dhoni. So please enjoy the show
Four o’clock hunger pangs can be tricky! So Today I speak to Aniket Karia, the founder of All Heart a health food brand aimed at providing you with innovative, wholesome snacks to munch on. In this podcast, he talks about why he is doing this, creating a brand from scratch. Baking 8-10 hours a day. Creating a lean company, we also talk super seeded crackers, Awesome advice on doing your own food startup. What qualities he looks for when hiring staff. And he talks about his experiences of running nightclubs and bars in Mumbai - Please enjoy the show
It's international yoga day! Today I speak to Mathew Browne, the CEO of the Kolkata Yoga Club a startup offering services such as Yoga, Physiotherapy and much more.
So in this podcast we talk about the difficult first 3 months in his startup journey, marketing tactics, pricing strategies, roadmaps, his management style, getting into the corporate wellness space we also discuss laughter yoga, super brain yoga, desk yoga and some Conor McGregor chat as well and much much more so please enjoy the show!
Separating the hype & reality of Cryptocurrency, blockchain & bitcoin! Today I speak to Ryan & Rohith, the co-founders of an exciting new startup called Crypto University, it's a global university to help people understand the power of blockchain technologies and its application across different industries. So we talk about a wide range of subjects including how they got started, creating a successful Indiegogo campaign. They also give smart advice on investing. Thoughts on the Indian startup scene. What they have learned about their startup journey together. and finally some cricket chat as well!
Sit back & enjoy some of the best bits of The Indian Startup Show. Today you will hear from Vamsi Krishna, co-founder & CEO of Vedantu. Based in Bangalore, Vedantu is a Live Online Tutoring platform that aims to ‘personalize’ and ‘democratize’ learning in India. Next, I speak with Neha Motwani - The founder & CEO of Fitternity. Fitternity, is a discovery platform for workout classes and other fitness services based in Mumbai. The platform allows users to book free trials with exercise classes, personal trainers, and nutritionists. Next up is Vishal Shah - Founder & CEO of Haute Chef. Haute Chef is a unique "meal kit" concept, They send a box of pre-measured, labelled ingredients along with easy to follow step-by-step instructions on putting together a truly gourmet dish in your home kitchen. And finally, I chat to Anirban Poddar - Founder & CEO of ShopHop. ShopHop is an e-commerce platform which serves as a curated marketplace for natural, artisanal, home-grown foods and wellness products.
Best of The Indian Startup Show Part 3. Today you will hear from Raveesh Bhalla, an expert on UX (user experience), he talks about starting his own design agency. His own processes & current challenges and the next big trend in the UX design industry. Swaathi Kakarla. Co-Founder of Skcript, talking about her rollercoaster journey from starting the company in a car to launching products at Gitex in Dubai. Varun Sheth. Co-Founder of Ketto - an online crowdfunding website for individuals, NGOs & businesses to raise money for their favourite causes and creative projects. Shilpi Kapoor. Founder of BarrierBreak - which provides accessibility and assistive technology solutions for people with disabilities. Faheem Gill. Founder of Dashroad . Based in the UAE. Dashroad focuses on bringing out the data from cars to help build a platform of connected car applications. Please enjoy the show!
When Vineet was 5 years old, his dad shoved him into a car and took him on his first ever road trip! Now he is the co-founder of Scout My Trip, a platform & planner for road trips anywhere in India, they are doing really well. Its a big market 90% of all travel today is by road. 60% of all vacations today are road trips. We talk about how he got 5,000 signups before launching, being part of a tech accelerator, mistakes he has made on the way, to being profitable. We also talk about amazing road trips you can try, His passion for riding his Royal Enfield bike around India and much more.
Best of The Indian Startup Show Part 2. So Today you will hear from Kavita Kapoor, an Entrepreneur, COO of the Microbit foundation, Technologist & Author. Ryan Chadha, entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Jigyasa School. Naveen Jain - Billionaire, Founder & CEO of Moon Express. Neetal Parekh - Founder & CEO of Innov8social Dev Arora, Founder of 8 Minutes.And finally Charanjeev Salva, Founder of SinghStyled.com So sit back & enjoy some of the best moments